Dr. Peggy Israel Doerschuk

General Information

  • Position: Professor
  • E-mail: pdoerschuk@my.lamar.edu
  • Phone: 880-8782
  • Room: 71

Education

  • Ph.D. Computer Science, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1990
  • B.S. Mathematics, University of Southwestern Louisiana, Lafayette, Louisiana, 1970

Research Interests

  • Neural Networks
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Computer Architecture

Selected Publications

“An INSPIRED Game Programming Academy for High School Students,” P. Doerschuk, J. Liu, and J. Mann, Proceedings of the 42nd ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference, October, 2012.

“STAIRSTEP: An Interdisciplinary Program for Retention and Outreach in STEM,” P. Doerschuk, C. Bahrim, J. Daniel, J. Kruger, J. Mann, C. Martin, Proceedings of the 41st ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference, October, 2011.

“A Survey of Popular Game Creation Platforms Used for Computing Education,” Kathlyn Doss, Valerie Juarez, Daniel Vincent, Peggy Doerschuk, Jae Liu, Proceedings of the 41st ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference, October, 2011.

“INSPIRED High School Computing Academies,” Peggy Doerschuk, Jiangjiang Liu, Judith Mann, ACM Transactions on Computing Education, Vol. 11, Issue 2, Article 7, July 2011.

“STAIRSTEP, A NSF Sponsored Program for Broadening the Science Pipeline at Lamar University,” P. Doerschuk, C. Bahrim, J. Daniel, J. Kruger, J. Mann, C. Martin, abstract published in Education Today: Trends and Research, 8th Annual Lamar University Education Research Conference, March 24-25, 2011.

“INSPIRED Broadening Participation in Computing: Most Successful Strategies and Lessons Learned,” P. Doerschuk, J. Liu, J. Mann, Proceedings of the 40th ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference, October, 2010, Washington, D.C., pages T2H1-6.

“Work in Progress: STAIRSTEP – A Program for Expanding the Student Pipeline,” P. Doerschuk, C. Bahrim, J. Daniel, J. Kruger, J. Mann, C. Martin, Proceedings of the 39th ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference, October, 2009, San Antonio, TX, pages M2F-1-2.

“Exploring Computer Science through Autonomous Robotics,” Z. Henkel, P. Doerschuk, J. Mann, Proceedings of the 39th ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference, October, 2009, San Antonio, TX, pages T2G-1-6.

“INSPIRED Broadening Participation: First Year Experience and Lessons Learned,” P. Doerschuk, J. Liu and J. Mann, Proceedings of the 14th ACM-SIGCSE Annual Conference on Innovation and Technology in Computer Science Education, July, 2009, Paris, pages 238-242.

“Increasing Participation of Females and Minorities in Computing,” P. Doerschuk, J. Liu and J. Mann, IEEE Computer, Vol. 24, April, 2009.

“INSPIRED Computing Academies for Middle School Students: Lessons Learned,” P. Doerschuk, J. Liu and J. Mann, Proceedings of the Fith Richard Tapia Celebration of Diversity in Computing Conference, Portland, Oregon, April 1-4, 2009, pages 52-57.

“INSPIRED Computing Academies for Middle and High School Students,” video produced by undergraduate Zachary Henkel and the INSPIRED team, broadcast in the Channel SIGCSE ’09 Video Exhibition, at the International Conference of the Special Interest Group in Computer Science Education, March 2009.

“Engaging K-12 through Graduate Students with Robotics,” P. Doerschuk and J. Liu, Proceedings of the 44th Annual Conference of the Association for Computer Educators in Texas, October, 2008.

“Work in Progress – INSPIRED: Promoting Diversity, Retention, Outreach and Globalization Readiness,” P. Doerschuk, J. Liu and J. Mann, Proceedings of the 38th Annual Frontiers in Education Conference, October, 2008.

“Sat-based Weighted Planning,” S. Andrei and P. Doerschuk., in 2008 International Conference on Automation, Robotics and Control Systems (ARCS-08), pages 4-53, 2008.